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Mazda Astina Review Australia| Features, Specification, Price

Mazda Astina Review Australia


Mazda is Australia's second best-selling car brand. It is basically a Japanese car manufacturer that is located in Hiroshima. This company incorporates every significant segment of the car world, including hatchbacks, sedans and small as well as midsize SUVs. In 2021, they have introduced the fourth generation of Mazda 3 Hatchback. With the introduction of this hatchback, the company has taken a completely different turn. They have said goodbye to their zoom-zoom designs and have welcomed a new brand slogan that goes like "Driving Matter ". Now Mazda aims to target a new audience. Before, the target was the young people interested in sporty products. Currently, Mazda has transferred its attention to a mature audience who look for luxury products at mainstream prices. 


The turn taken by Mazda is very apparent as soon as one steps inside the 2021 Mazda Astina. This hatchback comes with premium materials and an elegant design, and its interior is as luxurious as the interior of Audi. In addition, the 2021 Mazda also adds on a turbocharged engine variant. To know more about the 2021 Mazda Astina, keep on reading.


Mazda Astina engine:

The 2021 Mazda Astina G25 has a 2.5-litre engine capacity. This big long-stroke engine of this particular range offers 139kW of power at 6000rpm and 252 Nm of torque at 4000rpm. This hatchback runs on 91 RON or E10 fuel with cylinder deactivation and stop-start smarts features. 


The 2021 Mazda Astina engine comes mated to a conventional six-speed automatic transmission. If one prefers going manual, they can opt for a six-speed manual. The combined fuel claim on paper is 6.6L/100km which looks efficient, but the engine's consumption climbs to 8.6L claimed around town.  It does drop to an advertised 5.4L on the open road, and the tank of the 2021 Mazda Astina measures 51 litres.


Mazda Astina exterior:

The Mazda Astina Hatchback adopts its looks from the  Mazda 3 Sedan. The adoption of styling has made this hatchback one of the most handsome cars in its segment. The slim LED headlights on the large grille are neatly integrated into the overall design. The Mazda Astina's base model incorporates 16-inch alloy wheels, and the upper models ride on 18-inch wheels in a black finish. 


Along the side of the 2021 Mazda Astina, there is an exceedingly chunky C-pillar that stands out the most. Although it is distinctive, it is the main reason contributing to the poor rearward visibility of the 2021 Mazda Astina. 


All the versions of  Mazda Astina accompany a rear roof spoiler. On the other hand, the upper variants come with a power glass moonroof. The newly introduced  Mazda Astina hatchback shares its dimension with the Honda Civic Hatchback. The only difference is in length, and the Honda Civic Hatchback is just 2.3 inches longer.


The measurements of the  Mazda Astina go like this:

 175.6 inches long

 70.7 inches in width

 56.7 inches in height

 107.3-inch wheelbase


Mazda Astina interior:

Without a premium badge, the 2021 Mazda Astina provides a premium cabin. The interior of the  Mazda Astina provides high-quality stitching, solid switchgear and a smart layout. The interior of the Mazda definitely provides a great impression. 


The front passengers will not have issues, but the rear seat passengers may have complaints. You will get a keyless entry system, cloth-trimmed seats, air conditioning, and push-button ignition from the entry-level. You will get additional features from the upper range like heated front seats, leather-upholstered seats, a head-up display, and a Bose premium sound system. 


It is a five-seater in which two passengers can enjoy upfront and three can be squeezed on the rear seats. The front passengers have ample legroom and headroom. On the other hand, the rear passenger will miss out on generous legroom and headroom.


 The trunk of the Mazda 3 falls short in terms of overall capacity. It is not a perfect practical hatchback as it lacks space, but you can free more space by folding the rear seats forward. Although the interior storage space in the 2021 Mazda Astina is reasonable, yet it is not exceptional. 


This hatchback incorporates a centre console (can be used as the armrest), a glove box,  a front passenger-side seatback pocket,  storage bins in the front doors with bottle holders,  a front passenger-side seatback pocket, and an overhead console to store your sunglasses on most variants.


Mazda Astina specs:

Here are some of the features that come standard with mew 2021 Mazda Astina:

 Leather trim

 10-way power driver's seat adjustment

 An electronic park brake

 12-speaker Bose audio

 Front seat and wheel heating

 7.0-inch LCD screen in the analogue cluster

 Dual-zone climate control

 An auto-dimming rear mirror

 One-touch power windows all around

 A head-up display

 Keyless go


The cruise control in the 2021 Mazda Astina is adaptive and radar-based. Coming to the infotainment, it is comprehensive and includes the following specs: 

 Proprietary sat-nav


 Wired Apple CarPlay

 Android Auto compatibility

 Rotary console controller

 360-degree camera system 


Mazda Astina safety:

The ANCAP tested the Mazda 3 range ib 2018, and it was awarded a five-star ANCAP rating.


The scoring was based on the following scores:

 98% for adults protection 

 89% for child occupant protection

 81% for vulnerable road user protection

 76% for safety systems


The 2021 Mazda Astina has the following suite of safety gear:

 Seven airbags

 Front and rear autonomous emergency braking

 Pedestrian and cycle detection

 Blind Spot Monitoring

 Lane Departure Warning

 Lane-keep Assist

 Driver monitor

 Forward Obstruction Warning

 Rear and Front Cross Traffic Alert

 Secondary Collision Reduction 

 Auto high beam control

 Breakaway pedals

 Adaptive cruise control

 Parking sensors front/rear

 360-degree around-view monitor

 Reverse camera

 Traffic sign recognition

 Tyre-pressure monitors


Mazda Astina pricing:

The price of the G25 Astina Hatch (that we have reviewed here) ranges around $38,790 before on-roads. 



 Offers loads of style

 Provides upmarket ambience

 Comes packed full of gear

 Has beguiling interior and exterior design

 Provides a velvety, punchy powertrain

 Has immersive handling

 Includes a responsive infotainment interface



 Is pricey to buy and service

 Lacks turbocharging

 Could benefit from tamer ride quality

 Underwhelming multimedia

 Other hatchbacks offer more trunk space

 Limited rear-seat legroom

 Large blind spots are a frustration

 Misses a few premium features


The final verdict!

In short, the Mazda 3 Astina offers the looks and style of premium brands. It comes with different kits, upmarket vibe, and safety features. It is basically a mixed bag. It does have all that a semi-premium small mainstream hatch might include, but it needs some improvements. However, if you decide upon purchasing one for yourself, use the Quick Revs online platform to make an informed decision. Our online medium will provide you with the hidden past of an Australian car. 

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